tough, hard-fought campaign. i am proud of the amazing work you did. of course president chiu; supervisor breed, i was impressed watching your campaign; i think you had a very strong team. supervisor yee, i was very inspired by your comments and sharing your experience. i look forward to working with you and my good friend supervisor avalos, is an honor to watch you and to be a part of the many things that you have accomplished in my colleague who remain on the board, supervisors farreel, chiu, kim, wiener, cohen, i learned a lot from each and every one of you and i look forward to working with each and every one of you. before i make a couple of remarks i want to acknowledge a number of people. i would like to ask my partner philip wong to please stand.